26 September 2016 - The Minister of Environmental Affairs Dr Edna Molewa, has congratulated the Department’s Environmental Management Inspectorate(Green Scorpions), stationed at O.R Tambo International Airport (ORTIA) working together with Customs, the security company employed by the Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) as well as the Hawks for the arrest of a suspected rhino horn smuggler on the 24th of September 2016.
26 September 2016 - The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa and the Lao People’s Democratic Republic Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, H.E Sommad Pholsena, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Cooperation in the Field of Biodiversity Conservation and Protection, yesterday, 25 September 2016.
25 September 2016 - The 17th Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) taking place at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, will have exhibitions and workshops open to members of the public for free, from tomorrow, 26 September 2016 until the 5th of October 2016.
24 September 2016 - I am honoured to welcome you to our shores as you gather this week, to discuss very important issues pertaining to the regulation of international trade in wildlife. The CITES is an important agreement between governments as it regulates international trade in wild fauna and flora.
23 September 2016 - President Jacob Zuma will on Saturday, 24 September 2016 open the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) to be heldat the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg.